Dubăsari Dam

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Dubăsari Dam
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Dubăsari Dam is located in Moldova
Dubăsari Dam
Location of Dubăsari Dam in Moldova
CountryMoldova
LocationDubăsari
Coordinates47°16′40″N 29°7′25″E / 47.27778°N 29.12361°E / 47.27778; 29.12361Coordinates: 47°16′40″N 29°7′25″E / 47.27778°N 29.12361°E / 47.27778; 29.12361
StatusOperational
Construction began1951
Opening date1954
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsDniester
Reservoir
CreatesDubăsari Reservoir
Surface area67.5 km2 (26.1 sq mi)
Power Station
Commission date1954
Installed capacity48 MW

The Dubăsari Dam (also HPP Dubasari, Romanian: Hidroelectrocentrala de la Dubăsari) is a hydroelectric dam at the Dniester river near Dubăsari in Transnistria, Moldova. It was built in 1951–1954. The installed capacity of the hydroelectric power station is 48 MW.[1]

The Dubăsari Dam creates the Dubăsari reservoir (Romanian: Rezervuarul Dubăsari). The reservoir is 128 kilometres (80 mi) long and has an average width of 528 metres (1,732 ft). Water surface area is equal to 67.5 square kilometres (26.1 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ a b Brezianu, Andrei; Spânu, Vlad (2007). Historical Dictionary of Moldova. Historical Dictionaries of Europe. Scarecrow Press. pp. 126–127. ISBN 9780810864467.